Under the current Law on the Protection of Personal Data, people moving to a monitored area must be informed they are being filmed. There are, however, opinions that, according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), people should give written consent being monitored. Another controversy arises for companies in striking a balance between their interest in maintaining property security for their buildings and property and the right of employees to privacy.
This press release highlights the current arguments and explains the obligations for the protection of personal data arising from the coming into force of the GDPR on 25 May 2018.
Please read the Czech “press release “GDPR and CCTV systems: should we worry?” (215 KB) for more information.